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View Poll Results: How picky are you about disc color? Why?
Only bag one (maybe two) color(s) exclusively 16 6.87%
Only a select few (more than two) colors make the bag 77 33.05%
I don't care much, but don't bag some colors ever 106 45.49%
If the disc flies, its color means nothing to me 34 14.59%
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Old 07-18-2019, 08:34 AM
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Light blue is a mistake in the translucent Z/Champion types of plastic. I had a Champion Valkyrie in this color and when playing courses that get more rain or have non straw grass I found it hard to find the disc in green grass. That Dayglo yellow/green is one of the best in translucent plastic outside the non swirly/marbled pink discs.
It depends on just how light and how blue the disc is. I have some blue Champion discs that stand out very well and are easy to spot, and some that (like you said) don't grab the eye as well. And clear blue Champion discs can be difficult to spot in water, even shallow water.

Bright pink Champion discs work best for me, though any very bright color (except maybe purple) does okay.

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Red can work if you have the bright reds that are more to the raspberry/almost pink side and not the dark reds and basic reds that are more commonly found. Dark red is a really bad choice as the disc can look like some types of dirt/mud.
In Champion, a bright red can be okay. In opaque discs, even light reds that aren't outright pink can be difficult to see. And as you said, a dark red disc can be a disaster. I have a dark red Echostar Tern that flew great but I had to stop using it: I found it a couple of times by literally stepping on it before I ever saw it.
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Old 07-18-2019, 09:32 AM
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Played with a fella who threw only yellow. With some yellow/green...

Only thing worse is crystal clear. I will always help a comrade look for a disc that goes in shrubs and whatnot, but... come on.
Chances are slim, but if you are from Duluth, we may have run across each other. It all comes down to what you can train your eyes to see. I prefer an all white bag, but not all manufacturers produce white in what I want throw. Besides, winters in Minnesota, especially last season’s, means I better have alternatives to white if I throw 365. So, I mostly go all yellow, the brighter the better. I have trained my eye to immediately be drawn to that color.

Now, if it were not for my discs always finding the worst possible spots to hide or always getting on edge or whatnot, I would find them right away.

Muted or dark colors, dark yellow included, those are impossible.

As for snobbery, I have backed off a little because some of my better throwers are white, so now I am more of a mix of white and yellow. Still, as a fan to certain team, there are only one or two colors that go well with my purple bag/cart.
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Old 07-18-2019, 11:31 AM
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Absolutely. Bright Orange or Pink as much as possible. I do rock a turquoise McBuzzz right now but every time it lands in the devils club I get anxiety.
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Old 07-18-2019, 11:34 AM
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Grass green is my favorite disc color but its not a color that is made too often. But most of my discs land by the basket so I dont worry much about finding them.

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Old 07-18-2019, 01:31 PM
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Grass green is my favorite disc color but its not a color that is made too often. But most of my discs land by the basket so I dont worry much about finding them.
Seen your ITB. You got an eclectic color scheme!

Start throwing Prodigy, if you like grass and shrub colored discs. Seen quite a few from “split-pea-green,” to “sand-with-fresh-mowed-grass-on-it,” to the pretty swirly “haha-you-thought-you-could-find-me-under-some-ferns.”

Aside: I’m not saying Prodigy is the only one that makes ugly colors. Throw whatever you want.

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Old 07-18-2019, 02:28 PM
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Yes. Mostly pink, but also a smattering of DayGlo and other fluorescents.
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Old 07-18-2019, 02:42 PM
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Seen your ITB. You got an eclectic color scheme!

Start throwing Prodigy, if you like grass and shrub colored discs. Seen quite a few from “split-pea-green,” to “sand-with-fresh-mowed-grass-on-it,” to the pretty swirly “haha-you-thought-you-could-find-me-under-some-ferns.”

Aside: I’m not saying Prodigy is the only one that makes ugly colors. Throw whatever you want.
The only thing for me that matters for color is my putting putters. Those have to be white. Other then that I dont care.
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Old 07-18-2019, 03:42 PM
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I don't throw red. That's pretty much the extent of my snobbery.
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Old 07-18-2019, 03:48 PM
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I don't buy a disc with pink, purple, dyes, or flakes. I also don't like the disc to have more than 2 colors. The stamp writing should be uniform and have a heavy contrast with the color of the disc

A bright aqua/turquoise is probably my favorite, also like a bright, light green or blue.
Will use yellow, orange, or red for some differentiation.
Pretty much stick to those colors.

I find some of these new ESP colors/swirls by Discraft really attractive
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Old 07-18-2019, 03:49 PM
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Orange, pink, blue and white (only putting putters though) are the only colors that fit my eye and i can find them the best. Orange can be a bit tough during the fall too.
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